LIVE BLOG: Barcelona vs Mamelodi Sundowns

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Barcelona's Spanish defender Gerard Pique celebrates after Barcelona's Spanish midfielder Aleix Vidal scored during the Spanish League "Clasico" football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on December 23, 2017.

Barcelona's Spanish defender Gerard Pique celebrates after Barcelona's Spanish midfielder Aleix Vidal scored during the Spanish League "Clasico" football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on December 23, 2017.

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Barcelona's Spanish defender Gerard Pique celebrates after Barcelona's Spanish midfielder Aleix Vidal scored during the Spanish League "Clasico" football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on December 23, 2017.

Barcelona's Spanish defender Gerard Pique celebrates after Barcelona's Spanish midfielder Aleix Vidal scored during the Spanish League "Clasico" football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on December 23, 2017.

JOHANNESBURG - La Liga champions Barcelona took on Absa Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns at FNB Stadium, Johannesburg at 6:15pm on Wednesday in a Champion v Champion clash, as part of the Nelson Mandela Centenary celebrations.

The match ended in a 3-1 victory for the Catalonian giants, who dominated the first half, but eased off in the second after taking a 3-0 lead.